International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP)
Officially announced Oct 2005, during the inauguration of the Establishment Initiative for the Intangible Cultural Heritage Centre for the Asia-Pacific (EIICHCAP). Establishment approved of a B-XB3383 - UNESCO Category 2 Centre. Official establishment, Jul 2011.
Promote the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and contribute to its implementation in the Asia-Pacific region; increase the participation of communities, groups and individuals in safeguarding ICH, and raise awareness of and ensure respect of ICH in the region; enhance the capacity for safeguarding ICH in the region through coordination and dissemination of information; foster regional and international cooperation for the safeguarding of ICH.
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Governing Board; Executive Committee; Secretariat. Sections (5): Information and Research; Cooperation and Networking; Knowledge and Publication; Information Management; Planning and Management.
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